Identification for Development (ID4D)

 

Digital identity for all push in Africa now has clarity and political will: ID4Africa Executive Chairman

Several major developments in the push for universal identification have come out of the global pandemic, raising hopes that biometrics…

 

Biometrics industry urges support for public-private partnerships in ID4Africa webinar

Biometric processes from enrollment to authentication in various settings will be different for the foreseeable future, attendees heard in the…

 

‘Certain narratives were exposed’ in national ID systems, development experts tell ID4Africa webinar

Universal digital identity coverage could be achieved within the next two years, if shifts in political will and recognition of…

 

ID4Africa posts World Bank comparison of Privacy by Design practices for biometric national ID

The principles of Privacy by Design were outlined by Anne Cavoukian in 2011, but the way they are implemented in…

 

Nigeria reaches 41M biometric NIN registrations as second Mission Billion Challenge opens

COVID-19 may be slowing down registrations for ID numbers in Nigeria, but Ghana is determined to keep on with biometric…

 

Yoti postpones 2020 Digital Identity Fellowship program

Yoti has for now suspended the launch of its 2020 Digital Identity Fellowship program, said Ken Banks, head of social…

 

National digital IDs are essential, but can they be made secure?

Secure identity credentials are taken for granted by anyone who has had one since secondary school, but they are fundamental…

 

Biometric citizen identification to enhance voter registration and identification in Zambia

This is a guest post by Brenda Zulu, an ICT journalist based in Zambia. Biometric citizen identification is expected by…

 

Integrated Biometrics case study details fingerprint verification of food aid recipients in Yemen

Integrated Biometrics has published a case study detailing the use of the company’s Five-O ten-print biometric scanner to support food…

 

UN agency hosts bootcamp to spur digital identity and humanitarian tech innovations

The United Nation’s International Computing Centre (ICC) hosted a digital solutions bootcamp to develop new solutions for digital identity and…

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